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  • www.harvard.edu
  • Cambridge, MA
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1636
  • College / University
  • Colleges & Universities
  • $10+ billion (USD)

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Many parents dream of sending their children to Harvard -- and at more than $50,000 a year in undergraduate costs, some even dream of being able to afford it. Harvard, the oldest institution of higher learning in the US, is home to Harvard College (undergraduate studies) and 10 ...

Harvard University Reviews

4.3
88%
Recommend to a Friend
95%
Approve of CEO
Lawrence S. Bacow
Lawrence S. Bacow
198 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee

"massive pros and cons"

Jun 15, 2021 - Postdoctoral Fellow
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

- virtually infinite financial means to support employees
- great benefits
- great campus

Cons

- senior employees known to bully and harass, with no repercussions
- diversity is low, and the people in charge of solving that issue are creating more issues than they are solving

Advice to Management

- schedule exit interviews for employees who are leaving
- officially investigate harassment and bullying
- crack down on tokenism
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Diversity & Inclusion at Harvard University

4.0
(219 Reviews)

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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How is diversity at Harvard University?

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Harvard University Interviews

Experience
Positive67%
Negative14%
Neutral19%
Getting an Interview
Applied online65%
Campus Recruiting9%
Employee Referral9%
Difficulty
2.8
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  1. Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    normal interview process, no curveballs, got back to me quickly. interview was what i expected, the interview was less than thirty minutes, simple questions and straightforward interview process. prepare for it like you would any other interview
    Interview

    how you work under pressure

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Harvard University Awards & Accolades

  • Best Companies for Workers Over 50AARP2009
  • Best Companies for Workers Over 50AARP2008

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What is paid time off like at Harvard University?

...Flexible hours, casual environment, Great time off and benefits...

February 20, 2020

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